AA Communication and Interactive Digital Media - Publishing

Program Description

AUF’s Associate of Arts Degree in Communication and Interactive Digital Media is comprised of a combination of courses that focus on the four available program concentrations:
- Photography
- Visual Communication
- Publishing
- Product Design

Program Objectives

The objective of the program is to provide students with a foundational knowledge of visual communication and digital media and to prepare them for further specialization areas related to the program.
- Students will become familiar with leading contemporary photographers, video and filmmakers, and computer graphic and product designers in Italy and abroad.
- Students will deepen their knowledge of visual communication and photography, computer graphics, 3D computer design rendering and printing techniques, and magazine editorial projects.

General Education Requirements

All AA candidates are required to complete 21 gen ed credits in the areas of English Composition, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical and Biological Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Diversity and Intercultural Studies, and Italian language. Requirements vary according to the program. Some requirements are embedded in multiple courses, and certain programs may require additional credits to complete the associate-level program of study, as defined in the individual program curriculum.
Program Outcomes

The specialization in Publishing focuses on:
- Developing knowledge and practice of both visual design and editorial skills
- Gaining fluency in visual production for publishing formats, format and content curation of diverse products
- Adapting effective communication to emerging form of content creation

Career Opportunities

Publishing: book/periodical designer, editor, publication production manager, digital content strategist.


Additional General Education Requirements ( 9 credits )

Physical and Biological Sciences
Diversity and Intercultural Studies

FIRST YEAR ( 37 credits )

SECOND YEAR ( 36 credits )

Total credits: 85